Bring Art to Life with Augmented Reality

See art come to life with augmented reality. Download the free SDMA app and tap the Augmented Reality feature on the home screen or drop down menu. Choose “Start AR” for one of the available works of art. Point the camera on your device at any of the works below. Make sure the volume is up. Then experience the Museum in a whole new way.

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Kilauea Caldera, Sandwich Island by Jules Tavernier

Jules Tavernier. Kilauea Caldera, Sandwich Island, 1886. Oil on canvas. Museum purchase with funds provided by Kevin and Tamara Kinsella. 2002.35.

Italian Procession, New York by John Sloan

John Sloan. Italian Procession, New York, 1913-1925. Oil on canvas. Museum purchase with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Appleton S. Bridges. 1926.127.

Augmented reality of Italian Procession, New York is sponsored by

Nature in East Asian Art

Departure (from The House of Menander)

Departure (from The House of Menander), ca. 250, Turkey. Mosaic. Museum purchase. 1945.19.

Point your smartphone at the below detail image to experience augmented reality for The House of Menander and see how this piece fits into the larger world in which it was created.

Augmented reality of Departure (from The House of Menander) is sponsored by 

Mandrágora by Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera. Mandrágora, 1939. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mrs. Irving T. Snyder. 1967.159.

Blue Space by Frantisek Kupka

Frantisek Kupka. Blue Space, ca. 1912. Oil on canvas. Museum purchase through the Earle W. Grant Endowment Fund. 1978.4.

The Molo from the Basin of San Marco, Venice by Bernardo Bellotto

Bernardo Bellotto. The Molo from the Basin of San Marco, Venice, ca. 1740. Oil on canvas. Gift of Anne R. and Amy Putnam. 1942.132.

Download the SDMA App

Download the SDMA app from the App Store or Google Play to explore augmented reality, virtually explore our galleries via 360, view insider stories, listen or read about works in our collection, and more!

Augmented reality created in partnership with Guru.